Highlands, TX


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Highlands is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,426 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Highlands is the 268th largest community in Texas.

Highlands is a blue-collar town, with 41.53% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Highlands is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highlands who work in office and administrative support (14.98%), sales jobs (10.58%), and food service (6.30%).

Being a small town, Highlands does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Highlands has a very low overall level of education: only 8.02% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Highlands in 2010 was $23,501, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,004 for a family of four. However, Highlands contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Highlands home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highlands residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Highlands also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.89% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Highlands include English, German, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Highlands is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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